Issues under the Umbrella of Parental Responsibilty

Date uploaded:
02 Jun 2013

Many clients end up in the Family Courts without any clear understanding of what the law says about parental responsibility, finding themselves in a parenting issues trial or in a contravention hearing for breach of parenting orders being criticised for acting unilaterally on issues parents are supposed to decide jointly under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (“FLA”) or the Family Court Act 1997 (WA) (“FCA”).

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